The Direct Medical Costs of Healthcare-associated Infections in U.S. Hospitals and the Benefits of Prevention
Medicare’s Policy Not To Pay For Treating Hospital-Acquired Conditions: The Impact
Adapting to Family-Centered Hospital Design: Changes in Providers’ Attitudes over a Two-Year Period
Health Environments Research & Design Journal
Although hospitals are being designed based on evidence-based design principles, it’s unclear how working in such an environment influences providers’ attitudes and professional performance.
Using a Task Analysis to Describe Nursing Work in Acute Care Patient Environments
Journal of Nursing Administration
A growing body of research demonstrates linkages between workplace design and processes in healthcare facilities with staff and patient safety, operational efficiency, staff satisfaction, and medical errors. There has been less emphasis on the role of the built environment in helping or hindering care delivery. Research is needed on the contextualized activities performed by nurses and how nurses spend their time to measure the effects of interventions aimed at redesigning care to improve safety or efficiency or to understand the implications of policy changes for nursing practice.
Culturally Sensitive Care
The link between continuous commissioning and sustainable growth: a sustainable business model
Intelligent Buildings International
Using evidence-based environmental design to enhance safety and quality.
IHI Innovation Series white paper